AndrÃ©-Charles Boulle (* 11. November 1642 in Paris; â 29. February 1732 ebenda) was a French cabinet maker. AndrÃ©-Charles Boulle was born as the child of Dutch emigrants. His father Jean Bolt (French: Jean Boule) moved in 1610 from the German part of the Duchy of Geldern to Paris and worked for the widow of the German-speaking cabinet maker Jean Senapre.